Health and Exercise Sciences

  • HES Faculty Team Earns TruFit Award

    April 27, 2011

    “Team Zingo”, comprised of Michael Bird, Evonne Bird, Melody Jennings, and Chris Lantz,  was recently awarded the Top Step Takers award for compiling the most steps in the 1st TruFit Walking Incentive Program.

  • Jensen Initiated as Phi Beta Kappa

    April 26, 2011

    Lauren Elizabeth Jensen, BS in Health Science, BA in Psychology was selected for Phi Beta Kappa and was initiated on Sunday, April 17 to Delta of Missouri Chapter. In January of 2001, Truman was the fourth campus in the state to receive a Phi Beta Kappa charter. Truman is only the second public Missouri university […]

  • SPHA Accepts Donation

    April 19, 2011

    SPHA students presented 6 Puppet Pals sessions in Missouri elementary schools this academic year to assist the NEMO AHEC fulfill a requirement of an education grant ($75X6=$450).  The students received gas cards for travel to the schools.  Because SPHA members completed this project as service to the NEMO AHEC, Michelle donated the grant money (that […]

  • Exercise Science Students Hold Bike Rodeo

    April 15, 2011

    Exercise Science Students in the Physical Education Pedagogy (Pre-MAE) track planned and implemented a Bike Rodeo in conjunction with the City of Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday April 9th.

  • Sport Management Students Organize Family Fishing Extravaganza

    April 14, 2011

    Students enrolled in Advanced Sport Management organized an afternoon of fishing at Spur Pond in Kirksville.  The event was co-sponsored with the Kirksville Parks & Recreation Department and the Missouri Department of Conservation.  Over 125 kids and their families attended the event which also included casting practice and a scavenger hunt.  Poles and bait were […]

  • Ashley Ward Chosen as Fulbright Scholar

    April 13, 2011

    Ashley Ward, senior Exercise Science major, was recently awarded the J. William Fulbright award to Spain.  The Fulbright award is a highly competitive program sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  As a Fulbright grantee, Ashley will join the ranks of distinguished participants in the program.  Fulbright alumni […]

  • Health Science Students Attend AAHPERD National Convention

    April 5, 2011

    On April 1, 2011 students from the HES Department won the AAHE (American Association of Health Education) case study competition at the 2011 AAHPERD national convention in San Diego, CA.  The HES case study team consisted of Sarah Folks, Katie Emery, and Grace McGaughey, with Gina Hansen as the alternate member. Eastern Illinois University placed […]

  • Sport Management Students Practice Interview Skills

    April 4, 2011

    Students from Advanced Sport Management were at the Career Center this week practicing their interview skills and having their resumes critiqued.  Truman Faculty and Staff and members of the community volunteered to help with the mock interviews including Dr. Minner, Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Education, Polly Matteson, Assistant Director of the […]

  • Dr. Janice Young’s HLTH 440 Class Initiates AED Campaign

    March 31, 2011

    AED devices installed in businesses By Calli Price (from Truman Index) Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Northeast Missouri Heart Health has teamed up with Professor Janice Young’s Health 440 class this semester to start a media campaign for the installation of Automated External Defibrillators in businesses around Kirksville. AEDs are machines used to assist someone […]

  • Atkinson Wins 2011 TOSA Medical Scholarship Award

    March 25, 2011

    Michael Atkinson received the 2011 TOSA Medical Entry Level Scholarship Award on March 18 at the Mid-America Athletic Trainers Association awards dinner in Omaha, NE.  The scholarship is selected on a combination of academic achievement, character, athletic training abilities, and a desire for a career in athletic training.  Michael received $500, complimentary registration for the […]

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